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. >> let's talk about the car industry and toyota took a big hit today in what respect? >> ok. transportation secretary ray lahood said toyota, you knowingly hid a dangerous defect. the sticking gas pedals. you're fined $16 million. the lawyers are going to have a field day with this. now, the government says you knowingly hid a dangerous defect. the lawyers have already sued. now they're going to say you covered it up. this could push toyota closer to a mass settlement of all these lawsuits and it will be very, very expensive. this is what could happen. >> one of the problems is the fact that they didn't have a recall months ago. they had to wait until it became a huge public outcry. the government says toyota, you should have reported this in five days. you took four months. that's a delay. you knowingly hid a dangerous problem. >> hold on, stu, because the government now owns most of general motors and chrysler. >> there is self-interest here. >> it is a conflict of interest, though, for the government to be fining toyota because some could argue, well, we kind of went the
'll share. plus toyota recalling more cars because they're slowing down this time? we're not kidding. and mercedes-benz finds a very interesting place to park. how the car got there. that's coming up next. and happy birthday to uma thurman. it seems like words are missing in her first name. they aren't. it makes sense now. she's 40 today. she's tall, lanky. thanks to the new venture card from capital one, we get double miles with every purchase. so we earned a tropical vacation in half the time. we earn double miles every time we use our card. ( shouts ) double miles add up fast so we can bring the whole gang. ( grunting ) awesome! it's hard to beat double miles. everyone knows two is better than one. introducing the venture card from capital one... with double miles on every purchase every day. go to capitalone.com. ( gasps ) what's in your wallet? wait up! go to ♪ pitalone.com. [ male announcer ] over the past 50 years, toyota has been proud to be a model of quality car making. but recently, the safety of our cars and trucks has come under question. and at toyota, is is something
. >> exactly. let's do a couple of headlines on a thursday. toyota says it's conducting safety tests on all s. u.v.'s after "consumer reports" issues a rare do not buy rating warning that the 2010 lexus could roll over. temporary has temporarily suspended sales of the s.u.v. and a recall is being considered. they are testing the s.u.v. and working to correct the stability problem. toyota is trying to avoid the criticism it faced earlier when it was accused of not acting quickly over the gas pedal and other problems. president obama isn't getting very far selling his financial reform bill to congressional republicans, at least. after a meeting to the white house on the topic, senate minority leader mitch mcconnell said the president was simply creating an ongoing bailout system. >> if you look at it carefully, it will lead to endless taxpayer bailout of wall street banks. that is clearly not the direction the american people would like for us to go. >> and house minority leader john behnor complained that if it was his goal, that isn't the way to do it. >> in a time when small businesses are
for toyota. it has stopped selling its lexus gs-460 s. u.v. in the united states. "consumer reports" had given it a don't buy rating because of a high rollover risk in certain circumstances. toyota says it has engineers working on the problem. the g.x. 460 is a low volume item for toyota. only 5400 have been sold. >> a no buy rating? >> pretty tough. >> looking live right now, space shuttle discovery. astronauts aboard the international space station and shuttle discovery making final preps now for the return to earth already on monday. seems like they just went up there. >> yeah. >> the crew wrapped up their final spacewalk after successfully attaching a new ammonia tank to the i.s.s. this is going to be a really important speech tomorrow, folks. the plan will use $6 billion in new funding over five years to create 2500 new jobs in florida with the ultimate goal of going to mars but there's still a lot of questions, guys, about exactly what will happen to the space shuttle. i think there's only three missions left. >> we have two questions, can you go to mars? number one, can you go
available in a cookie straw. oreo fun stix. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] over the past 50 years, toyota has been proud to be a model of quality car making. but recently, the safety of our cars and trucks has come under question. and at toyota, is is something we don't take lightly. that's why we're maki fundamental changes inside our company, to communicate with customers better, and respond to their needs faster. addition, we're currently spending over a million dollars an hour to enhance the technology and safety of our vehicles. the result? our comprehensive star safety system is now standard on every vehicle we make. ♪ don get us wrong, we know actions speak louder than commercials. but just know, your safety will contito be a top priority in any, and all of our decisions. ♪ >> 16 minutes after the top of the hour. "newsweek" getting in the media bias mix now by publishing a controversial survey by the university of washington. it claims that tea party protesters are more likely to be racially resentful than other americans. denine barelli is a fox news contributor and a fellow with pro
the past 50 years, toyota has been proud to be a model of quality car making. but recently, the safety of our cars and trucks has come under question. and at toyota, is is something we don't take lightly. that's why we're maki fundamental changes inside our company, to communicate with customers better, and respond to their needs faster. addition, we're currently spending over a million dollars an hour to enhance the technology and safety of our vehicles. the result? our comprehensive star safety system is now standard on every vehicle we make. ♪ don get us wrong, we know actions speak louder than commercials. but just know, your safety will contito be a top priority in any, and all of our decisions. ♪ >> good morning, everyone. tgif, friday, april 30, 2010. thanks for sharing your friday with us. we begin with a fox news alert right now, the first wave of all that oil washing ashore in louisiana. is our government doing enough to help? the details are moments away. >> iran, you know, the country that oppresses women and the country that believes their breasts cause earthquakes,
was the country's worst mining accident in four decades. toyota now recalling all 2010 lexus g.x. 460 vehicles. the car company is updating software in the stability control system in all of the 34,000 that they produced. the fix is supposed to prevent rollovers. "consumer reports" raised warnings about the problem just last week and issued a rare "do not buy this vehicle" warning. over to you. >> thank you so much, steve. he's a 25-year-old construction veteran -- not 25 years old actually. he's been in the construction business for 25 years. he was overseeing massive multimillion dollar projects in new york city. his new mission is working with much smaller clients on a new reality show. take a look. >> now, we use our expertise to help the little guys. small businesses about to go under because of bad contractors and botched construction. we start with demolition and in just four days, transform disasters into dreams. >> charlie is the host and the force behind "construction intervention." and also, with us is walter lewis, a new york firefighter whose restaurant "just winging it" is one o
insurance has become the first to sue toyota for claims paid on crashes caused by faulty acceleration pedals. other insurance companies are expected to follow suit. repaying the insurance industry could cost toyota up to $30 million. >>> right now the crews board discovery and the international space station are getting much needed rest because tomorrow is their third and final space walk. it took the astronauts nearly 7 1/2 hours yesterday to install a new ammonia tank after a bolt apparently gave them a little trouble. stay tuned to fox all day because astronaut also take that live walk -- where they're going to talk live from the iss, 11:30 a.m. eastern time. >> brian: it was home to america's team for nearly 40 years. that little hole in the roof. now there is a big hole in the ground. just yesterday texas stadium was imploded and brought down to rubble. >> who pushed the button to detonate that? who did that? an 11-year-old boy, casey rogers, won a contest for that and he's here with us. good morning, casey. how are you doing? >> i'm doing great. >> okay. now, casey, you have your own c
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when subprime mortgages were being handed out like candy and that led to big trouble. meanwhile, toyota setting up a swat team? the company calling it a smart team. technicians set to investigate any complaint about sticking accelerators within 24 hours. customers reacting well to the idea but critics say the team is designed to discredit complaints. so there. gretchen? >> thank you, steve. the senior class president of a high school in florida fighting back today after he was forced to change the closing words of his welcome address to other students from god bless to good luck. why are school officials trying to silence one of the star students? let's ask him. chaz riley is filing the lawsuit against milton high school and joins us from pensacola along with his lawyer. good morning to both of you. >> good morning, how are you? >> i'm doing just fine. you wrote this welcome letter and you were asked specifically to do so by the school. how did you sign it off? >> at the end, i ended it with a good luck and god bless and signed my name and they told me afterwards, after i had turned
but the area sparsely populated so getting full reports could take a little time. cars now, toyota expected to pay a record fine of more than $16 million after failing to report problems with sticking gas pedals. you may have heard about this. it's the largest government penalty ever levied against any car maker. they are supposed to notify the government in five days when they find a safety defected. steve has no defects. >> thanks for noticing. thanks, brian. angela returned home one day to find her house, that house right there, had been ransacked. doors padlocked and even her pet parrot luke gone. it wasn't a burglar. it was a bank. the barng of america had repossessed her home despite the fact that her mortgage was up to date. what happened? angela joins us right now along with her attorney michael rosenzwig to talk about what happened. angela, so you walked up to your house that day, not too long ago and you discovered your house had been padlocked and there was a sticker on the door, right? >> yes. >> what did the sticker say? >> it had bank of america's phone number on it and we
. >> five days before toyota announced a massive recall a u.s. based executive wrote in an internal e-mail the company needed to come clean about accelerator problems. the a.p. reportedly -- reporting irv miller of v.p. for public affairs saying we are not keeping our customers by keeping this quiet. they say there was no electronic cause of the unintended acceleration. >> meanwhile, let's accelerate to the weather map and find out what's going on. after a downright hot day yesterday, it is going to cool off a little bit. as you can see, a line of thunderstorms all the way from the gulf right up through the central tennessee and ohio valley as well and into the great lake states is moving through. there is on this thursday morning even a little bit of snow around the great lakes region and some scattered showers, as you can see, moving into portions of central kansas at this hour. meanwhile, right now across the eastern third of the united states, beautiful temperatures. you'll have to trust me as they sputter on to the screen. you've been fiddling around with my gizmo? >> i thought
documents about the toyota investigation. daryl issa says republicans should get the same documents that are given to the committee democratic chairman. the agency says the documents have trade secrets and are available only to chairmen. and issa says that it's favoring members of one political party over the other and fails to grasp the importance of meaningful, congressional oversight. >> a canadian escape artist made a great escape from a barrel of beer. he was submerged into the barrel of beer that contained 240 liters of lebatz. he was chained and locked shut. it took him 2 1/2 minutes. he finally emerged realizing it wasn't what he requested. he says he doesn't drink and he says escapes are his natural high. if you're having leblatz, you might smell a lot like him. he drank his way out of it? >> i thought he drank out of the beer and he was able to get out. >> talking about drinking beer, janice dean comes to mind. she has the weather. >> oh, my gosh. why would you want to escape from beer? that's what i don't understand. >> that's a great point. >> good point. >> i think i
for news by the numbers on this friday. first up, 41%. that's how much toyota's sales have increased last month despite the recalls. up 41. next, $88 billion, 808 million, 888. that's how much a florida man discovered in his bank account. the bank wouldn't let him keep it. i bet it was a mistake and seven, that's how many days apart cleveland twins grace and noel were born. grace was a little premature and doctors say noah was in no hurry at all. ouch. gretchen? >> thanks, steve, there's been a lot of backlash from the health bill on both sides. has the media been fair in covering some of the far left craziness? you're look right here at code pink assaulting karl rove in california earlier this week. we're rejoined by our political panel, juan williams is an npr news analyst, jason is a former spok spokesperson and andrea is a republican political consultant. let me start with you on this. karl rove has no security at this event. very precarious situation and the mainstream media didn't cover this particular kind of story but cover the tea party people. >> absolutely. it's selective medi
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